The incident involving SV LAKOTA off the coast of Yemen reminds the seafarers the need to implement the procedures enacted by the shipping industry as well as ATALANTA and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)
ATALANTA REITERATES ITS CALLS TO FOLLOW THE RECOMMMANDATIONS ENACTED FOR THE TRANSIT OF VULNERABLE VESSELS IN THE RED SEA
May 20, 2022
REPORTED ARMED ATTACK AGAINST THE HONG-KONG FLAGGED SAILING VESSEL LAKOTA, OFF THE COAST OF YEMEN, CREW IS SAFE
On 19th May 2022, at 07:46 GMT, Atalanta received an alert, through its Maritime Security Centre (MSCHOA), regarding an armed attack against the sailing trimaran LAKOTA, south-east of the Yemeni port of Hodeidah in south Red Sea clo
May 19, 2022
The French Navy Frigate FLOREAL, part of the operation,
May 03, 2022
The 38th Atalanta Force Commander, Rear Admiral Cuerda, visited the Atalanta OHQ in Rota (Spain) to offer his impression on the operation, after successfully holding command from August the 4th
Feb 18, 2022
OPERATION ATALANTA FLAGSHIP ESPS VICTORIA TRAINS FISHERY PROTECTION OFFICERS FOR THE SOMALI FISHERY PROTECTION PATROL WITH UNODC
During a recent port visit in Djibouti, the EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Victoria conducted Local Maritime Capacity Building (LMCB) with Fishery Protection Officers of the Somali Maritime Law Enforcement agencies.
Feb 16, 2022
FRENCH MARITIME PATROL AND RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT 'ULYSSE 1' IN DIRECT SUPPORT OF OPERATION ATALANTA
The French long-range Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft deployed in Djibouti is operating side-by-side Spanish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft P3 ‘Cisne’, th
Feb 14, 2022
In a changing maritime security threat environment, SHADE continues to deliver and its role has been widely recognized by all attendees to the WGs and Plenary sessions, which accommodated a well-selected group of outstanding g
Feb 08, 2022
ATALANTA ATTENDS EU-INDIA MARITIME SECURITY DIALOGUE TO CONTINUE STRENGTHENING COOPERATION IN THE INDO PACIFIC AND FURTHER INCREASE INTEROPERABILITY
The meeting was co-chaired by Ms Joanneke Balfoort, Director for Security and Defence Policy at the EEAS, and Mr Sandeep Arya, Joint Secretary for Disarmament and International Security Affairs at the Indian Ministry of
Feb 01, 2022
“Piracy may resurge” was the conclusion presented to the Spanish Chief of Defence (CHOD), Admiral General Teodoro Estaban López Calderón, during his visit to OHQ EU NAVFOR Somalia.
Jan 18, 2022
EU NAVFOR SOMALIA SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH REGIONAL CENTRES IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN
As part of the wider EU effort to strengthen regional resources, EU NAVFOR is working with regional partners, including the Indian Ocean Commission, to strengthen a sustainable security architecture.
Dec 16, 2021
On Tuesday, 14th December 2021, in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR Force Commander, Rear Admiral (L.H.) Alejandro Cuerda handed back command of Operation Atalanta Forces to the Operation Commander, Vice Admiral José M. Núñez Torrente.
Dec 15, 2021
EU NAVFOR Atalanta participated in a meeting with EU DEL to Singapore and representatives of the Singaporean MoD
EU NAVFOR Somalia Political Advisor and Interagency Shipping Special Advisor attended a virtual meeting with representatives of the Singaporean Ministry of Defense and the Information Fusion Center of Singapore.
Nov 30, 2021